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Trethewie on death in the acute setting

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We have teamed up with APLS to share the videos from their Paediatric Acute Care Conferences. These videos have never been open access before, so if you weren’t able to attend the conferences, then now’s your chance to catch up.

The PAC Conference is run each year by APLS and consists of presentations on a range of topics relevant to paediatric acute and critical care.

Susan Trethewie is a Senior Staff Specialist in Paediatric Palliative Care at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick.

Listen to her talk about dealing with death in paediatrics:

Sue Trethewie talks about her first experience as an intern when one of her patients died. She realised there was a need for better training of doctors and care of patients around their death.

We do not experience death frequently in paediatrics, but it is a hugely significant event for the family, and we need to manage it as best as we can. Dr Trethewie considers the need for education, training, and mentoring for junior staff to allow patients to have the best death possible.

About the authors

  • Tessa Davis is a Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine at the Royal London Hospital and a Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London.

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